Many DPaulers were just dishonest in their dealings with Gragner - and with some other members. People would downvote her as opposed to downvoting her comments.
Sometimes she stated facts that were easily verifiable (e.g. one of her comments: "Catholic means universal"). People downvoted this comment - why? - it is just a piece of information.
Some other people started calling her names. What for?? What was the purpose of that? You could see many mysoginist personalities expressing themselves.
I understand that at that point many comments came from pressure and an empathy for the people in Syria - a matter in which Gragner was in denial. But that is a different matter of being honest in up/downvoting.
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